Retailers say sales picked up at the end of February, suggesting shopping will rebound as temperatures rise, the stock market stays healthy and the labor continues a slow improvement. Lily Jamali looks for answers.
Summary: A drop in jobless claims sent the S&P 500 to its second record close in a row; Atlanta Fed President sees taper staying on course; Retailers see hope in end-of-February sales traffic. Conway G. Gittens reports.
"Wolf," "Hustle" lead MTV Movie Awards; Lambert, Queen to tour
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" lead the MTV Movie Awards nominations, Adam Lambert is set to tour with Queen, and Courteney Cox will make her directorial debut at the Tribeca Film Festival. Bob Mezan reports.
EXCLUSIVE: If you haven't heard of Justin Bieber by now, you've probably never been to YouTube. For those not in the know, Justin Bieber has been the single biggest web sensation of the past few years and his latest single, Somebody To Love, comes from his second internet savvy titled album My World 2.0. Expect the sound of the World Cup's dreaded vuvuzelas to be drowned out by teen girls playing this track across the country.